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Christopher Starbuck

Christopher Starbuck

Associate Professor Emeritus

Division of Plant Sciences


Education
B.S., Horticulture, Michigan State Universtiy
Ph.D., Horticulture, Oregon State University

Description
Chris Starbuck has an extension/research appointment dealing with woody ornamental plants. His research includes low-cost winter protection techniques for container-grown plants and methods for extending the planting season for bare-root trees and shrubs. A current emphasis is on the characterization of composts made from sawdust, manure and other organic residues. He is responsible for recommendations regarding cultural problems in nurseries and landscapes.